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  • The Residential Ceiling Fan Gets Smart

    Big Ass Fans has upgraded its consumer unit to work with Nest’s Learning Thermostat.

    Big Ass Fans recently upgraded its consumer unit to work with Nest’s Learning Thermostat, revising an old-school air-cooling method to fit the Internet-connected home.

    ARCHITECT August 28, 2014

     
  • Five Material Mashups to Remix Spaces

    Glass, wood, metal, and electronics make for complementary combinations.

    Glass, wood, metal, and electronics contribute their individual strengths to unexpected material pairings in this collection of multifaceted finishes and furnishings.

    ARCHITECT August 27, 2014

     
  • Test the Latest Wearable Technology on the Jobsite

    Bridgit offers building professionals the opportunity to test its Closeout app with smart glasses and armbands.

    Designers and contractors who sign up for Bridgit’s Groundbreaker program will test the software developer’s Closeout app, which now integrates with smart glasses and Myo’s gesture control armband.

    ARCHITECT August 27, 2014

     
  • Ritchies Messe-Leipzig Glass Hall in Germany

    Ian Ritchie's New Memoir Explores How a Generation of British Architects Engineered Their Rise

    Ian Ritchie’s new memoir not only recalls his career as the “Glass Man,” but it also documents the rise of a much celebrated and technologically savvy group of British architects.

    Ritchie’s book recalls his career as the “Glass man,” and shows how a celebrated group of British architects became so technologically savvy.

    ARCHITECT August 27, 2014

     
  • Four Questions Beyond Buildings

    Here are some of the hottest topics up for debate concerning the discipline and profession of architecture.

    Here are some of the hottest topics up for debate concerning the discipline and profession of architecture.

    ARCHITECT August 26, 2014

     
  • Made in Germany by Robots

    Stuttgart University employs robots to fabricate the shell of a pavilion about innovative construction methods.

    Stuttgart University employs robots to fabricate the shell of a pavilion about innovative construction methods.

    ARCHITECT August 26, 2014

     
  • Faux Brain Tissue Could Help Monitor Architectural Repairs

    Self-assembling materials could one day be used in building systems.

    Self-assembling materials, like this surrogate tissue developed by researchers at Tufts University, could lead to building systems that emulate living organisms.

    ARCHITECT August 25, 2014

     
  • Six Home Bath Products for Clean Design

    Uncluttered bathroom spaces offer more than good hygiene.

    A roundup of indoor and outdoor bathroom products for kids, older adults, and everyone in between.

    ARCHITECT August 20, 2014

     
  • Dutch Architects Bring Lightness to Infrastructure

    Light materials and illusory perspectives take the weight off of two bridges.

    Two bridges by RO&AD in The Netherlands use minimal construction and illusory perspectives to dematerialize the typically dense infrastructure type.

    ARCHITECT August 20, 2014

     
  • Floating on a Man-Made Cloud

    A sprawling air-filled canopy by Vehovar & Jauslin Architektur provides shelter and character to a new bus terminal in Switzerland.

    A sprawling air-filled canopy by Vehovar & Jauslin Architektur provides shelter and character to a new bus terminal in Switzerland.

    ARCHITECT August 20, 2014

     
 

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Architectural Details

Check out our series of various types of Detail stories, bringing you the inside scoop on a fascinating architectural feature.


 
 
 
 

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